Spotlight on Fiction: MSU Libraries(Podcasts from The New Yorker)

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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman...

Roddy Doyle Reads Lorrie Moore Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Roddy Doyle joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Community Life," by Lorrie Moore, from a 1991 issue of the magazine. Doyle is the author of two story collections - "The Deportees and Other Stories" and "Bullfighting" - as well as eleven novels for adults, including "Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha," which won the Booker Prize in 1993, and eight children's books. His most recent novel, "Smile," was published in 2017.

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Duration: 70:12 Download file
Tessa Hadley Reads John Updike Mon, 03 Sep 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Tessa Hadley joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "New York Girl," by John Updike, from a 1996 issue of the magazine. Hadley is the author of nine books of fiction, including the story collection "Bad Dreams and Other Stories," which was published last year. She won the Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction in 2016 and has been publishing in The New Yorker since 2002.

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Duration: 68:48 Download file
Kate Walbert Reads Stuart Dybek Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Kate Walbert joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Pet Milk,” by Stuart Dybek, from a 1984 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 38:42 Download file
Ottessa Moshfegh Reads Sheila Heti Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:00:00 -0400
Ottessa Moshfegh joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "My Life Is a Joke," by Sheila Heti, from a 2015 issue of the magazine.

 

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Duration: 45:18 Download file
A. M. Homes Reads Margaret Atwood Fri, 01 Jun 2018 12:00:00 -0400

A.M. Homes joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Stone Mattress,” by Margaret Atwood, from a 2011 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 68:27 Download file
Hari Kunzru Reads Robert Coover Tue, 01 May 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Hari Kunzru reads and discusses “The Colonel's Daughter,” by Robert Coover, from a 2013 issue of The New Yorker.

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Duration: 64:09 Download file
Mohsin Hamid Reads Jorge Luis Borges Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Mohsin Hamid joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Book of Sand,” by Jorge Luis Borges, from a 1976 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 47:58 Download file
Lorrie Moore Reads Antonya Nelson Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Lorrie Moore joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Naked Ladies," by Antonya Nelson, from a 1992 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 69:38 Download file
Colin Barrett Reads Joy Williams Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Colin Barrett joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Stuff" by Joy Williams, from a 2016 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 49:38 Download file
David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower Tue, 02 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500
David Sedaris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Leopard," by Wells Tower from a 2008 issue of the magazine.

 

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Duration: 54:07 Download file
Fiction Podcast Bonus: David Sedaris Reads Miranda July Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Last month, in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Fiction Podcast, we asked you to vote for your favorite episode from our first ten years. The winner was an episode from 2012, in which David Sedaris read and discussed "Roy Spivey," by Miranda July. This is a re-release of that podcast.

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Duration: 32:10 Download file
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Extra,” by Yiyun Li from a 2003 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 70:58 Download file
Lauren Groff Reads Shirley Hazzard Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Lauren Groff joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Shirley Hazzard’s “In These Islands,” from a 1990 issue of the magazine.

 

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Duration: 54:20 Download file
Matthew Klam Reads John Updike Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Matthew Klam joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Updike’s “Twin Beds in Rome,” from a 1964 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 59:49 Download file
Curtis Sittenfeld Reads Tessa Hadley Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Curtis Sittenfeld joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tessa Hadley’s “The Surrogate,” from a 2003 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 59:53 Download file